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a list of students achieving the highest grades, periodically issued at certain colleges
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun pl. deans' lists
A list of students in a high school, college, or university who have attained high academic rank.